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Police investigate truck stop shooting

March 10, 2014

DTL staff

A Monroe County man was arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting in West Point that left one man injured.

West Point Police Department officers were dispatched at about 3:25 a.m. Sunday to the SOCO Truck Stop on Highway 45 Alt. North in West Point in reference to reports of multiple gunshots having been fired. According to a press release issued by the WPPD, as officers were on their way to the scene of the incident, Emergency 911 reported to police that a man was taken to the emergency room after having suffered from a gunshot wound.

Wylie Dennis Lang

March 10, 2014

Wylie Dennis Lang, 78, passed away on March 6, 2014, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.

NMMC hosts MS Walk kickoff event

March 10, 2014

By Donna Summerall

March begins Multiple Sclerosis awareness month. For those living with MS, support groups are a lifeline to other individuals who understand the difficulties the disease presents. Family, friends and those who have MS, met Friday at the Education Room of North Mississippi Medical Center to show their support for the upcoming MS Walk, April 5 in Starkville.

WP detectives seeking tips in new burglaries

March 10, 2014


West Point Police Department investigators don’t catch a break. Investigators are following up leads on several burglary cases dating back to Feb. 24.
At about 9:30 a.m. Feb. 24, WPPD officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Grove Street in reference to a possible auto burglary.
The owner of the vehicle, according to West Point Chief of Investigations Albert Lee, reported her wallet had been stolen.

Yokohama site burglarized

March 10, 2014


At some point between 6 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, according to a press release provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, unknown suspect(s) made their way to the Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Plant site on the east side of Clay County and allegedly made off with construction materials.

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